Find great craft beer lists at these unexpected Ann Arbor-area restaurants

Craft beer is big business in Washtenaw County. Breweries like Jolly Pumpkin, Wolverine State Brewing and Arbor Brewing Company have strong national reputations, and bars like Ashley’s and World of Beer serve up a selection of almost unthinkably broad choices. But it’s not just the brewpubs and downtown bars that are rocking the deep craft […]

Fashion and Tea programs return to Grand Rapids Public Museum with 4 scheduled dates

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Patrons can travel back in time to learn about fashion, customs and culture as the Grand Rapids Public Museum presents its Fashion and Tea programs between February and May. The popular programs are returning for four dates: Saturdays, Feb. 14, March 21, April 18, and May 9. Each begins with a […]

Top 5 things to do around Grand Rapids include Girls World Expo, Animal Adventures, and GR Symphony events

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Actors, musicians, and animals are all waiting to entertain you. Check out these five events around Grand Rapids and fill up your social calendar. You can find this information every Thursday and Sunday on and in The Grand Rapids Press or daily on my Facebook page. Girl’s World Expo at […]

ArtPrize 2014 $100,000 Juried Grand Prize co-winner visits Grand Rapids for first time

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – ArtPrize 2014 Juried Grand Prize winner Sonya Clark missed the awards ceremony in which she was announced as winner of a $100,000 prize. Not only was Clark not in town for ArtPrize 2014 due to a previous commitment, she hasn’t been to Grand Rapids since the end of the sixth annual […]

Body found in Grand River near Sixth Street bridge

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Police are at the Grand River near the Sixth Street bridge to recover a body found in the river. A passerby called police at 12:34 p.m. to report the discovery. Recently, two people have been reported missing in Grand Rapids, but it’s not clear if the discovery is related to either […]

Witness locks eyes with Wyoming police shooting suspect, watches him taken into custody

WYOMING, MI — A wave of fear rolled over Diana Minaker as she locked eyes with the man carrying a long gun down Abbie Street SE, just feet from her driveway. Moments before, she had heard several gunshots – one of which she later learned had wounded a police officer – and saw authorities backing […]

Wyoming police officer released from hospital after being shot in domestic dispute response

WYOMING, MI — A Wyoming police officer is recovering at home Thursday night after he was shot by a suspect while responding to a domestic complaint. The officer, whose name has not been released, responded as backup to a domestic situation in the 200 block of Himes Street SE. A man who exited the home […]